14 octobre 2019

Alonso Berruguete's Expressive Renaissance Sculptures Focus of First Major Exhibition Outside of Spain

Alonso Berruguete, The Sacrifice of Isaac (detail), 1526/1533, painted wood with gilding, Museo Nacional de Escultura, Valladolid. Image © Museo Nacional de Escultura, Valladolid (Spain); photo by Javier Muñoz and Paz Pastor; CE0271/013 Washington, DC—Alonso Berruguete (c. 1488–1561) revolutionized the arts of Renaissance Spain with a dramatic style of sculpture that reflected the decade or more he spent in Italy while young. Although unfamiliar to most Americans, and rarely featured in traditional accounts of... [Lire la suite]

14 octobre 2019

Millon auction house to hold the first art auction featuring only Vietnamese fine art

PARIS.- Following the success of their record breaking Asian art auction in June, Millon auction house will host their next auction Arts Du Vietnam this fall at the Hotel Drouot. Spearheaded by expert and Asian art specialist, Jean Gauchet, this is the first art auction featuring only Vietnamese fine art. Under Gauchet’s procuration, the sale boasts an impressive display of artistic traditions pre and post revolution. Highlighting ancient and modern works of art, the auction showcases over 200 rare artworks from... [Lire la suite]
14 octobre 2019

The first-ever exhibition devoted to the portraits of Paul Gauguin on view in London

LONDON.- This landmark exhibition of major loans from museums and private collections throughout the world shows how Gauguin used portraits primarily to express himself and his ideas about art.Although he was fully aware of the Western portrait tradition, Gauguin was rarely interested in exploring his sitters’ social standing, personality, or family background, which had been among the main reasons for making portraits in the past.From sculptures in ceramics and wood to paintings and drawings, an extraordinary range of media... [Lire la suite]
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